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June 14, 2007

Iraq
A Conversation with Hoshyar Zebari

ROBBINS: Thank you all very much. You know here at the council we don't get invited back unless we start and finish on time, so -- you know, I value this very much, and I make -- I do what Richard w…

April 12, 2007

Energy and Climate Policy
Twenty-First Century Environmentalism: How Protecting Our Environment Will Create Economic Growth

Watch California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger discuss how environmentalism can stimulate economic growth through market innovation, while still protecting the earth for future generations.

May 7, 2007

Development
Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

Watch Robert E. Litan and Carl J. Schramm of Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation discuss their recent book, Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism, and the Economics of Growth and Prosperity.

May 7, 2007

Development
Good Capitalism, Bad Capitalism: And the Economics of Growth and Prosperity

In their new book, authors Robert Litan and Carl Schramm document four different varieties of capitalism, some good and some bad for growth.  They examine how countries catching up to the United Stat…

September 16, 2006

China
Gunboat diplomacy isn’t what it used to be …

Alan Beattie.In any case, here is last year's annual IMF health-check on China: "The staff reiterated the need for greater exchange rate flexibility in China, emphasising that an early move is w…

September 7, 2007

Defense and Security
A Conversation with Michael V. Hayden

Council on Foreign Relations, New York City, New YorkSeptember 7, 2007STEPHEN FRIEDMAN:  (Off mike) -- line-up for the next 30 days or so of council events:  on September 25th, Stephen Harper, the p…

October 3, 2007

Defense and Security
Abramowitz: Drawdown Will Force Adjustments in Iraqi Security Training

A U.S. official involved in training Iraqi forces says the U.S. military will likely have to adjust the way it assists Iraqi units as coalition forces withdraw.

February 25, 2008

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A Conversation with Joseph R. Biden

KATIE COURIC: Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention, please? I'm Katie Couric. I'm here to help moderate a conversation with Senator Joe Biden following his remarks and then open -- I'll b…

February 25, 2008

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
A Conversation with Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (Video Highlight)

Watch Senator Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D-DE) discuss his recent trip to Afghanistan and Pakistan.